PETALING JAYA (May 27): A viral message circulating on WhatsApp on a list of hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Penang available for sale is a hoax.
MELAKA (March 27): For spreading fake news about the COVID-19 on WhatsApp, a senior citizen was left RM2,000 poorer when he was fined by the Magistrate's Court in Ayer Keroh here.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): The Beijing Medical Products Administration denied the credibility of a COVID-19 home testing kit and added there are no authorized home version of the test yet, China Daily reported today.
SERI KEMBANGAN (Feb 29): Police began a probe on Facebook user "Sharifah Sofia Syed Rashid III" who claimed that the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong had asked interim prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to resign, Malaysiakini reported today.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 28): Malaysian rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) sued Singapore’s Home Affairs Minister K.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Act may be amended, instead of being repealed, because the country needs to curb the spread of false information.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The main contractor of the Penang undersea tunnel project has threatened to sue any party spreading fake news about it and the project via social media and other channels.